Category Archives: LHS

CWS Game of the Week: Week 6

CWS Sports Desk September 22, 2017 Wausau– Local teams are making the final push to the playoffs and CWS is all over it once again! There are a couple of important battles for the larger schools in the region as Rapids travels to Marshfield for a Valley Football Association-West showdown.  SPASH will go on the road… Read More »

Area linebackers prominent on John Anderson Award Watchlist

By David Keech September 20, 2017 Madison-– Several area athletes are on a watchlist for the John Anderson Award, presented annually to the state’s top senior linebacker as part of the WSN Senior Football Awards. The award is named after John Anderson, a former Waukesha South standout who went on to star at the University of Michigan… Read More »

Looking ahead: WIAA Playoff Football

From the Braintrust By David Keech September 19, 2017 Abbotsford— With five  weeks gone in the 2017 football season, it’s not too early to look ahead to the WIAA Football Playoffs. The WIAA has announced its Week 5 Playoff  FB report, and football fans throughout Wisconsin are beginning to look ahead to the playoffs, hoping… Read More »

CWS Soccer Report: Halfway through, Rapids now the target

By Steve Hill Sept. 19, 2017 It’s the end of the beginning and the beginning of the end, and Wisconsin Rapids is the clear leader that everyone else in the Wisconsin Valley Conference is trying to knock off. Now in its fourth week of league play, the WVC wraps up the first half of its… Read More »

Dehlinger, Friedenfels, Langemeier on Jim Leonhard Award watchlist

CWS Sports Desk September 18, 2017 Madison— Three athletes are on the watchlist for the Jim Leonhard Award, presented to the state’s top defensive back. The Jim Leonhard Award is presented to the top senior defensive back as part of the WSN Senior Football Awards. The award is named after former Flambeau High School and University of… Read More »

WIAA Board of Control holds September meeting

CWS Sports Desk September 18, 2017 Stevens Point— The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control reviewed a number of topics and received executive staff updates and reports at its September meeting on Friday, September 15. Among the discussions and action items receiving approval were the general fund payments for August. The  executive staff also… Read More »

CWS Athlete of the Week: Sept. 10-17

CWS Sports Desk September 17, 2017 Wausau– Take a look at the CWS Athlete of the Week candidates and vote today! Voting ends on Wednesday at approximately 5 p.m. If you come across a great performance this upcoming week and feel that an athlete (or two) should be recognized, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco or drop us a comment… Read More »

Ellenbecker, Mathias, Schley shine; SPASH and Medford win titles at Smiley Cross Country Invitational

By David Keech September 16, 2017 Wausau— The 60th annual Smiley Invite took place at the American Legion Golf Course in Wausau, with teams from throughout the state competing in a race that spans generations of runners. Marissa Ellenbecker of Edgar and Savannah Schley of Loyal finish second and fourth overall, respectively in the girls’… Read More »

SPASH, Rapids battle at WVC Meet

By Brian Kalish September 16, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids– The Merrill Blue Jays came into the Wisconsin Valley Conference meet in Wisconsin Rapids on Saturday with a 3-0 record in conference play, and, after taking care of business against D.C. Everest and SPASH, Merrill extends its record to 5-0. Merrill did not drop a set on the… Read More »

Rapids torches Wausau East 62-7

CWS Sports Desk September 15, 2017 Wausau– Rapids put on the afterburners and torched Wausau East by the final score of 62-7 at Thom Field on Friday night. The win comes on the heels of a stinging 44-0 loss for Rapids at the hands of Neenah and is a sign that the Red Raiders have gotten… Read More »